PFM 21 5 Jul 2018 - Page 7



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Grundfos scores in Russia
T
he World Cup is one of the most
watched sporting tournaments
in the world that attracts an
audience of over 3 billion people
globally. With its roots back in 1930,
this the 21st competition, is the first
time that Russia has hosted the
championship. Incorporating 11 cities
that are spread across 1,800 miles
and 12 football venues - many of
which were purpose built – they
together offer the capacity for 581,118
fans to watch the action first-hand.
Also present and ready to greet the fans
from the 32 countries who made the
finals, are 850 Grundfos units that are
supporting a wide range of pump
application demands. Their role is to
ensure that the venues meet a range of
pumping demands including water
supply, heating and ventilation,
drainage, cooling and to provide fire
protection systems.
This is not the first time that Grundfos
have been selected as a key player at a
major sporting event as we have been
present at all the recent Olympics and learn more about what we can supply
other major spectacles all around the visit www.grundfos.co.uk
world. You may not be able to see us,
unlike the star players, but we are there,
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quietly delivering the support that is
needed to keep the game flowing. To
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The Key is in the Nesting
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There can be few people left in the UK
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The real problems are getting users to
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The problem… empty coffee cups are
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